Brent Healthwatch Contract 2021-2026

Brent Healthwatch Contract 2021-2026

Brent Council has an exciting opportunity as they seek to recommission their local Healthwatch provision, a statutory duty under the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

United Kingdom-Wembley: Social work and related services

2020/S 202-492091

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: London Borough of Brent
Postal address: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
Town: Wembley
NUTS code: UKI7 Outer London – West and North West
Postal code: HA9 0FJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Hiran Karunaratna
E-mail: Hiran.Karunaratna@brent.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2089373865
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.brent.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.brent.gov.uk/

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=038e1fa2-25d8-ea11-8104-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=038e1fa2-25d8-ea11-8104-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Brent Healthwatch Service (ASC – 2021 – 004)

 

Reference number: DN489590

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000 Social work and related services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Brent Council has an exciting opportunity as they seek to recommission their local Healthwatch provision, a statutory duty under the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

The aim of local Healthwatch is to act as the consumer voice for health and social care. It aims to benefit patients, users of services, carers and the public through promoting and supporting the involvement of people in the commissioning and provision of services, helping services to be more responsive to people’s needs and improving outcomes.

Healthwatch Brent will be effective and independent and is expected to coordinate and build upon on all of the existing mechanisms for engaging users of health and social care services. It will also be expected to establish relationships that engage communities, patient, service user, carer groups and bring a strong voice to the health and wellbeing Board

The total budget for the whole contract period of 5-year will be upto GBP 628 761. The duration of the contracts will be for an initial period of three years, with an option to extend for 2 years on a one plus one basis.

The estimated commencement of the services will be 1 April 2021 The provider we are looking for must therefore be able to demonstrate that they have a track record of delivering services of a similar nature and can evidence that they are able to achieve the best possible outcomes for service users.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 628 761.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI7 Outer London – West and North West

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The total budget for the whole contract period of 5-year will be upto GBP 628 761.

The duration of the contracts will be for an initial period of 3 years, with an option to extend for 2 years on a one plus one basis. The estimated commencement of the services will be 1 April 2021 The provider we are looking for must therefore be able to demonstrate that they have a track record of delivering services of a similar nature and can evidence that they are able to achieve the best possible outcomes for service users.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

He duration of the contracts will be for an initial period of 3 years, with an option to extend for 2 years on a one plus one basis. The estimated commencement of the services will be 1 April 2021

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 18/11/2020
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/11/2020
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.3)Additional information:

 

The Council will be using an open, one stage process under the ‘Light Touch Regime’. Additional information can be obtained from https://www.londontenders.org/.

The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any contract pursuant to this procurement exercise and/or to abandon this procurement exercise at any time and/or to award a contract for part of the services at its sole discretion. The contracting authority shall have no liability whatsoever to any applicant or tenderer as a result of its exercise of that discretion. For the avoidance of doubt, all costs incurred by any applicant and/or tenderer before signature of any contract with the contracting authority shall be incurred entirely at the applicants/tenderers risk.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court Of England and Wales
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Hiran Karunaratna
Postal address: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
Town: Wembley
Postal code: HA9 OFJ
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12/10/2020